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Distributed Web Crawler Sample using connected Workers

A distributed web crawler sample. A central server has queues with links to process. The topology can be manually launched in many nodes. Each node is a worker that can send and receive messages from the other ones.



npm install

to install the dependencies.


Launch the server

node server.js <url> [<url>... ]


node server.js

Server exposes a queue server using port 3000. It listens to topology workers at port 3001.

Launch one or more clients

node stormapp.js [port]

The node starts to listen other nodes at port. It communicates its address to the topology server listening at port 3001.